William Carol Pippen

William Carol Pippen, 83, of Crossett passed away on July 28, 2020.

He was born on November 4, 1936 to Lonnie and Lodell Rice Pippen.

Mr. Pippen served as president of the Crossett Bass Club and worked raising funds for many charities. He worked farming and construction, and retired from Ideal Construction Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 53 years, Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Pippen; one son, William Jeffery Pippen and two brothers, Raymond and Donald Pippen.

Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Terry Pippen (Sarah) of Crossett, Taresia Kenly (Eric) of Antioch, Louisiana and Missy Mendenhall (Jamey) of Broomfield, Colorado; seven grandchildren, Eric Pippen, Lindsey Gregory, Amy Pippen, Elizabeth Rainey, Ben Rainey, McKenna Mendenhall, Bailey Carol Mendenhall and a host of friends and loved ones.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home, Inc. with Bro. Kenneth Watt officiating.

Pallbearers are Hardy Sawyer, Billy Streeter, Ben Rainey, Lonnie Pippen, Jerry Brumley and Eric Pippen. Visitation will be held at Jones Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29.